TeX documentation online: texdoc.net

2012-03-21 by . 2 comments

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The TeX-sx chat system is a great place to get together for new ideas. A few days ago, regular contributors Stefan Kottwitz and Paulo Cereda decided to set up an online TeX documentation system. Within a few hours, texdoc.net was born! Using the new site, linking to documentation (from TeX Live) is easy

http://texdoc.net/pkg/<package name>
This will take you straight to the PDF for the package you want. Of course, you don’t have to know the name of the package you are interested in: the full power of texdoc and the category view from texdoctk is there behind the scenes.

Stefan has already added this to the mark up for The LaTeX Community, and I’m sure it will get lots of use on TeX-sx too.


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  • What a fantastic idea! I can see myself using this in comments and answers all the time.

  • Julián says:

    Very very nice idea, and quite useful indeed! :)

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